Seamus Mccarthy

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The loans, dubbed Project Nantes, included debts secured on hotels, offices and homes in the Republic, UK and Europe.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

National Asset Management Agency (Nama) errors prompted a €29 million miscalculation on the sale of debts due from boom-era property player Quinlan Pr(...)

Residents are required to make a means tested contribution towards the cost which is subsidised by the HSE. Photograph: iStock

An extensive review of the Fair Deal nursing home scheme begun over two years ago was “paused” because of problems in accessing key information deemed(...)

The woman was brought to Naas Garda station.

Gardaí have arrested a woman in relation to an investigation into alleged corrupt pratices at the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training(...)

The report by the Comptroller and Auditor General Seamus McCarthy says the target price for the loans should have been €29 million higher but for Nama’s errors. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State’s spending watchdog has criticised Nama over its handling of the sale of a tranche of loans linked to Quinlan Private, the property investme(...)

People surveyed were asked how often, if at all, they had used Eircode for example, for postage or deliveries in the past year. Photograph: Eric Luke

More than six in 10 Irish people never or rarely use the Eircode system, more than four years after its introduction at a cost of €38 million, an offi(...)

 Jeremy Masding, group chief executive  of  Permanent TSB where job cuts are expected to be announed next year. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding, who announced on Thursday he plans to quit at some stage next year after eight years at the helm, has so(...)

National Children’s Hospital: the total bill  is now expected to exceed €1.7 billion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The State’s chief procurement officer has resigned from the development board of the new children’s hospital, a project which has been beset with cont(...)

Mr Justice David Barniville has been appointed chairman of the commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónail

A Referendum Commission has been set up to advise the electorate on the upcoming ballot on allowing Irish citizens in the North and emigrants to vote (...)

Since 2014, the Republic has received less money from the EU than it has contributed. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The Republic contributed a net €200 million to the EU in 2017, the latest figures show. A report published by the State finances watchdog, the Comptr(...)

University of Limerick president  Prof Desmond Fitzgerald:  “I want to assure families and students that the information is accurate – and we will continue to improve the system.” Photograph: Alan Place

The president of University of Limerick (UL) has played down concerns that hundreds of students may have received incorrect exam results over a period(...)

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